Balasore to get Judicial Magistrate First Class Court

Bhubaneswar, May 26: Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik has approved a proposal for the establishment of a Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC) at the district headquarters of Balasore.

The district has a court of Additional Civil Judge (Junior Division). With the approval, the court will work as both Additional Civil Judge and JMFC there.

The cases of all the under trial prisoners will be handled by the court.